Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Heroin/Opiate Education Forum in Watervliet Wednesday, September 17

 Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.           

WHAT:              Assemblymember John T. McDonald III will be hosting a Heroin/Opiate Education Forum to provide constituents with an opportunity to learn more about the ongoing heroin/opiate crisis. Participants include Sheriff Craig Apple, Catholic Charities Executive Director Keith Brown, The Addictions Care Center of Albany Executive Director Keith Stack, WOH Government Solutions Vice President Lisa Wickens, and Assembly Member John McDonald.

The speakers will be discussing legislation that recently passed in New York State and the ongoing efforts being made in the fields of enforcement, education and treatment. They will address methods and programs that have been effective and will discuss additional programs that are needed in each field.  At the conclusion of the forum, Keith Brown of Catholic Charities will be available to provide Naloxone Treatment Kits to those interested.

WHO:               Assemblymember John T. McDonald III, 108th District
                        Sherriff Craig Apple, Albany County
                        Keith Brown, Executive Director, Catholic Charities
                        Keith Stack, Executive Director, Addictions Care Center of Albany
Lisa Wickens, Vice President, WOH Government Solutions

WHERE:           Joslin Office Meeting Room
2400 Second Avenue
Watervliet, NY 12189

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